Monday, May 7, 2012

How to Increase Your Klout Score

Weekly Brief
Top Story: How to Increase Your Klout ScoreLearn what a Klout score is, how it works, and how you can make it work for you.
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News
Samsung Galaxy S III vs. iPhone 4S vs. HTC One X: Spec SmackdownHere's how the new Samsung Galaxy S III stacks up against its competitors from Apple, HTC, Nokia, and Google.
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$99 Subsidized Xbox 360 Would Widen Battle for Living RoomMicrosoft's rumored deal is expected to be offered at the company's retail stores as early as next week.
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John McAfee, Antivirus Pioneer, Arrested by Belize PoliceMcAfee antivirus founder John McAfee is reportedly taking legal advice after a raid on his Belize home by police resulted in the software entrepreneur's arrest.
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How-To
Like Windows Media Center? Don't Upgrade to Windows 8Microsoft once again drops the ball on Windows Media Center and gives devoted users a kick in the teeth.
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Why Your Business Still Needs NewslettersEmail marketing remains the most effective means of obtaining new customers and keeping them loyal to your brand.
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Safely Remove USB Drives Just by Unplugging ThemAll evidence to the contrary, you don't have to bother with the 'Safely Remove Hardware' step. Here's how to make the necessary tweaks.
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Downloads
Twitter Tools: 11 Apps and Services You Need NowTwitter is all about keeping things brief. After all, the micro-blogging service limits you to 140 characters per post. But the market for twitter apps and services is huge. Everywhere you turn, there's a desktop app aimed at organizing your social media life or a search engine claiming to be the next best way of culling the tweets you want to read. Of course, not all of these apps are equal, but we've found 11 that manage to (mostly) improve upon your Twitter experience.
Microsoft Security EssentialsMicrosoft Security Essentials 2.1, the fifth-place finisher in PCWorld's 2012 free antivirus roundup, is something of a mixed bag. I like its interface, and it is reasonably good at cleaning up infections, but it falters at stopping new malware, and it plods through its chores.
Panda Cloud Antivirus-Free Editionf you think setting up antivirus software should be as simple as possible, Panda Cloud Antivirus 1.5 is for you. Panda stops malware well, and its extremely easy-to-use interface is great for those people who don't want to tweak all sorts of settings.

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